Posts tagged "SB600"

Important Information About Ill. GOP Reform Bill

-By Warner Todd Huston Doug Ibendahl of has been a leading advocate of the current iteration of a bill that would give Illinois’ Republican voters the opportunity to actually vote in the leaders of their own party. It is currently called SB35 but has been for sometime identified as SB600. SB35 would reverse the... Read more »

SB35 (SB600), Republican Vote Reform Unanimously Passes Ill. Senate

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, we’ve been talking about this bill for years here on the blog, but SB35 has unanimously passed the Illinois Senate. SB35 was formerly SB600 and this bill provides for Republicans in Illinois to at last be allowed to vote for the members of their own State central Committee, the body... Read more »

Chris Lauzen: Direct Election of Republican State Central Committeemen

From the office of State Senator Chris Lauzen (R, 25th District)… “You Decide . . . .” That’s what SB35 (the old SB600) is all about. If you think it’s “OK” for Republican State Central Committeemen to give thousands of dollars and serious support to Mayor Daley, Governor Blagojevich, and other Democrat politicians . .... Read more »

Tom Cross Intentionally Misleading on SB600

-By Warner Todd Huston For years now thousands of rank and file Republicans have been trying to get SB600 passed in Springfield. This bill would allow us regular, lowly voters to actually vote for our GOP leadership on the GOP State Central Committee. Unfortunately, Republican voters are not allowed to vote for their own leadership... Read more »

Hey, Ill. Republicans: Want to Have a Say in Your Party? We Have chance To Do It

-By Warner Todd Huston OK, Illinois Republicans, a great opportunity to return the Illinois GOP back to some accountability to YOU is at hand. The Illinois legislature is about to enter its own lame duck session that will run from January 3 to January 11. During this session we have a chance to get a... Read more »

SB600: Litmus Test for Party Reform (By Cedra Crenshaw)

-By Warner Todd Huston In the 2010 midterms, Cedra Crenshaw made a splash as a great independent Republican candidate for the Illinois State Senate (43rd District). She was quickly confronted with the power of the Democratic Machine and made all too well aware of the limitations of the Illinois Republican Party. Cedra recently wrote a... Read more »

SB600 Update: In Da House

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been a steady advocate for SB600 for the past year or so, now. SB600 would provide for Illinois Republicans to be able to elect their own state Republican committeemen by vote (as Illinois Democrats already do). Currently the people that guide the Illinois GOP are selected by other party... Read more »

Let's Get SB600 Passed!

Doug Ibendhal wants us all to re-commit to getting SB600 passed. I am a big supporter of the measure, so I certainly agree with him on this. The Illinois General Assembly goes back in session in Springfield this week (November 16-18). SB600 passed overwhelmingly in the State Senate last year. We just need House passage... Read more »

SB600: Let Illinois GOP Voters Control Their Own Party, Not the Insiders and Bigwigs

-By Warner Todd Huston We’ve talked about SB600 many, many times here on the blog and with the end of the legislative session in our Springfield-based Capitol coming to an end, we need to make another push for this worthy bill. SB600 would return to Illinois’ Republican voters the responsibility to again vote for their... Read more »

Call the neighbors and wake the kids, it's SB600 time!

-By Doug Ibendahl, Republican News Watch The Illinois General Assembly is tentatively scheduled to adjourn by May 7th (a week from this Friday). That’s an early date, and it may not happen, but that’s the goal. It’s a good time to make another push for final passage of SB600. Recall the bill passed overwhelmingly in... Read more »